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fair.org — Conservatives don't just complain loudly, endlessly and inaccurately about liberal media bias. They also train right-leaning journalists to make their way into the supposedly hostile terrain of Beltway media. And one of the most famous alums of a conservative media training program is now a major star at a network news outlet: 's senior political correspondent Jonathan Karl.
politico.com — Obamacare backers stymied by conservative legislatures in red states may have a new approach: letting the voters break logjams with state ballot initiatives in 2014. Frustrated by conservative opposition to extending Medicaid even in states where Republican governors have embraced it, the president’s allies are strategizing about asking voters...
thinkprogress.org — Tumblr announced on Monday it was being bought by tech giant Yahoo! for $1.1 billion in one of the largest social media buyouts in years, but while the purchase will make Tumblr's founders rich, it may bode poorly for the privacy protections of Tumblr users.
thinkprogress.org — One congressman is so vehemently opposed to Obamacare that he's willing to sacrifice his own health insurance in order to make a point. Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV), who entered Congress in 2011, was asked last week prior to the House's vote to repeal Obamacare whether he would be giving up his own government-sponsored health insurance.
azdailysun.com — The weekend before Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer made her State of the State address in January, she practiced two versions of her speech: One with a Medicaid expansion in it and one without it. The Republican governor ended up announcing during her Jan.
philly.com — Supporters and critics of the Affordable Care Act seem to agree on at least one thing: Allowing young adults to stay on their parents' health plans until they reach age 26 is a smart move. The change, which took effect in the fall of 2010, has resulted in more than 3 million young people gaining health insurance.
washingtonpost.com — The Senate's top Republican predicted Sunday morning that President Obama's health care law will be the biggest issue of the 2014 midterm elections. "I don't know what the issues will be next year. If I were predicting what's likely to be the biggest issue in the 2014 election, I think it would be Obamacare," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on NBC News's "Meet The Press."
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